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felicity - happiness; appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.); quality of being felicitous
burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
rotundity - roundness; sonorousness of speech
ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
warrant - justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee
animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
obliterate - destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
maneuver - (manoeuver) strategic military or naval movement (done for training purposes); carefully planned process; stratagem; V: carry out a military maneuver; use maneuvers in gaining an end